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Valenza Chocolatier Tasting in Costa Mesa

Posted on May 10, 2013 | 10:12am

Costa Mesa is home to an abundance of Orange County’s top restaurants and bakeries. However, the city of the arts’ food scene is about to get much sweeter with the addition of Valenza Chocolatier.

Valenza Turtle

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Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee Preview

Posted on April 10, 2013 | 10:37am

To eat a doughnut from Sidecar Doughnuts and Coffee is to taste a culinary pinnacle rarely met by the beloved morning treat.  The doughnuts give both a physical and emotional satisfaction.  Each doughnut is made from scratch with only the freshest possible ingredients.  Combine the care that goes into each of the doughnuts with Chef Brooke Des Prez’s mastery of baking and you get incredible treats that have been creating a crescendo of buzz for months.

Huckleberry Doughnuts

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Going Green: St. Patrick’s Day in Costa Mesa

Posted on March 15, 2013 | 11:03am

Each year the feast of St. Patrick, or St. Patrick’s Day, is celebrated on March 17.  Although the day celebrates Irish culture and history, the first St. Patrick’s Day celebration did not occur in Ireland, but rather in Boston in 1737.  The color green is was not always associated with St. Patrick’s Day, originally blue was the color of the holiday, but was replaced with green in the 19th century.

Today, St. Patrick’s Day has become synonymous with the color green, images of shamrocks, leprechauns, corned beef and hash, whiskey and of course – beer.  If a visit to the Emerald Island isn’t in your travel plans this weekend, there are many great places and events to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Costa Mesa.

St. Patrick's Day Green Beer

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“Sweets & Eats” Valentine’s Day Food Truck Fare in Costa Mesa

Posted on February 14, 2013 | 2:35pm

Love wasn’t the only thing is the air today for Valentine’s Day, as the scent of lobster, bacon, burgers, tacos and more filled the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa for the weekly Food Truck Fare.

Crowds at the Lime Truck

If you’ve ever had an argument on what to eat for lunch or dinner, the Food Truck Fare will alleviate any stress caused from making dining decisions.  With a wide variety of cuisine to choose from, the Food Truck Fare will satisfy any hunger, no matter what you’re in the mood for. Read More

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Arc Restaurant Review: Food & Libations in Costa Mesa

Posted on February 12, 2013 | 4:57pm

As the newest restaurant at the OC Mix in the SoCo Collection in Costa Mesa, Arc Restaurant serves contemporary American dishes from a wood-burning oven.  With the straightforward idea of “Food & Libations,” Arc produces mouth-watering contemporary American fare and cocktails made from their “scratch” bar.  There are also several unique craft beers to choose from.

Arc Restaurant

The décor inside Arc is simple and clean with wood, dark colors and cast-iron motifs throughout with seating in booths and at the large bar. The centerpiece, of course, is the wood-burning oven. Read More

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